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Applications Open for the e@UBC Accelerator Program

Published on Monday, September 14, 2015

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Are you serious about creating a new venture? Apply now!

e@UBC’s Lean LaunchPad Venture Accelerator Program will help you to greatly improve the odds of building a successful growth venture, whether your focus is to maximize the value of the venture, maximize societal impact – or both.

In this 5-week program you and your team members will participate in a fast-paced environment with the guidance of world-class entrepreneurial educators and experienced industry mentors. Successful teams emerge with a clear and validated understanding of their business model and the market, and are then ready to focus on the next stage of the startup journey: company building. A maximum of ten teams will be accepted and slots fill up quickly, so apply below!

Accelerator Program Details:

How to Apply

  1. If you haven’t already, register your venture here, and apply in the ‘venture dashboard’
  2. Ventures will be contacted for interviews in the four-week period prior to session start

Applications must be fully complete in order to be reviewed!

When:

Five consecutive Monday mornings, Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16 from 8:00am to 12 noon. Attendance at all five sessions is mandatory. Teams will also be invited to attend a two hour preparation workshop on September 23 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Where:

UBC Point-Grey campus. Learning lab location will be announced prior to session start.

Who can apply:

Teams from the UBC community (faculty, staff, student, alumni). All teams must have at least two people, and must commit to attending all five sessions.

Program cost:

e@UBC invests in making UBC ventures successful. There is no cost to your team for this program.

For more information on the program, click here.